Average Bench: 48% (94th of 108)

Based on 43,300 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Vengeance CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 2x4GB

Below average average bench

The Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB averaged 51.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.


Avg. Physical RAM Latency 69.8ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 17.1GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB is 35.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 12.7GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 14.3GB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 43,300 samples)
Min Avg Max
8.7 MC Read 17.1 22.2
7.6 MC Write 16.8 22.7
7.9 MC Mixed 15.3 19.9
46.9% 16.4 GB/s
Min Avg Max
6.87 SC Read 12.7 17.3
6.49 SC Write 14.8 20.6
7.3 SC Mixed 14.3 19.7
39.8% 13.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
56 Latency 69.8 90.5
57.3% 69.8 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 23.1
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 23.5
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 20.4
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 19.4
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 17.6
MC Mixed 15.6
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 16
47% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,311,162 RAM Kits tested.

Typical Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB Builds (Compare 17,140 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 50%
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $183

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $866

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